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Announcements List

Announcement Date Title
08/26/2020 Gov Reynolds announces $5 million for Employer Innovation Fund grants to upskill Iowa’s workforce

Iowa Workforce Development
For Immediate Release
Date: August 26, 2020
Contact: IWD Communications Bureau

03/05/2020 Iowa makes progress toward reaching postsecondary attainment goal

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. Iowa Workforce Development’s annual Laborshed Survey indicates an upward trend of postsecondary completion among Iowans.

02/11/2020 Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Intern Program now accepting applications until March 11, 2020

Employers, non-profit groups, and educational institutions are encouraged to apply for the Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Intern Program grant, a funding opportunity to support summer internship programs in high-demand occupations. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2020. 

01/15/2020 Gov. Reynolds names Future Ready Iowa and workforce topics in 2020 priorities

The Future Ready Iowa Initiative and workforce-related topics are among the key priorities in the Governor's 2020 Vision for Iowa. Future Ready Iowa aims to build a highly-skilled workforce and promote lifelong learning. 

01/14/2020 Gov. Reynolds congratulates third round of Employer Innovation Fund awardees, wraps up first year of awards

Governor Reynolds announced 14 recipients of the Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund, a matching grant that helps employers provide postsecondary training and education opportunities for their employees

12/03/2019 Gov. Reynolds announces second round of Employer Innovation Fund awardees, encourages employers to apply in third round

Governor Reynolds announced 22 recipients of the Employer Innovation Fund, a matching grant that helps employers provide postsecondary training and education opportunities for their employees.